Category Archives: Vienna

Auf Wiedersehen, Vienna!

I left Vienna yesterday (Sunday) for somewhere more sunny and warm!  I see the forecast is for it to remain cool and rainy in Vienna, looks like winter is on its way! As I traveled through airports recently, I find … Continue reading

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Mozarthaus, Vienna

After returning from Bratislava I visited the only one of Mozart’s residences still in existence in Vienna.  This is amazing in itself considering that he lived in 14 places in and around Vienna in a 10 year space of time. … Continue reading

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Getting from Vienna to Bratislava

As mentioned in my “Bratislava” post, I had been trying to figure out exactly how to get to Bratislava for a few days. For those having similar issues, here is what I did / found out after giving up trying to … Continue reading

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Bratislava

Bratislava?  No it is not some variation of Bratwurst, it is the capital of Slovakia.  Still confused?  Slovakia borders Austria in the Northeast, and Vienna and Bratislava are the two closest capitals in the world at just 40 miles apart. … Continue reading

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The Lipizzaner performance

The Lipizzaner performance this evening lasted about 1 ½ hours and started with five of the younger stallions who are beginning to show in front of an audience.  They ranged from 4-6 years and are considered ‘youngsters’.  One, in particular, was … Continue reading

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The crown jewels

OK, so not quite “the” crown jewels of The United Kingdom that just simply can’t be matched; I’m taking the crown jewels of Austria. I figured I couldn’t leave Vienna without seeing them as I have hit just about every … Continue reading

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Kuntsthistorisches Museum

Wowee! The Kuntsthistorisches Museum (KHM, for short) is smack in the middle of town along with the rest of most anything one comes to see in Vienna (except, perhaps, Schönbrunn Palace). It is chock full of “the masters” such as Caravaggio, Correggio, … Continue reading

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